Students perform in Lady Windermere's Fan

About Theatre Arts

The degree in English-Theatre Arts is designed to provide broad-based training in theatre within a well-rounded liberal arts education, preparing students for graduate study and for careers in the professional theatre, the entertainment industry, and many other fields.

Why Study Theatre Arts at UMass Lowell

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Production Experience

The Production Experience requirement gives students practical experience in the collaborative work of theatrical management and production. Students are encouraged to concentrate their coursework and capstone experience within a particular area of their choice, such as performance, writing/dramaturgy or design/technical theatre.



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Internships

Production internships on campus as part of the Theatre Arts Program's annual Production Team are available on a competitive basis. Lowell also has three major entertainment venues - Tsongas Center at UMass Lowell, Lowell Memorial Auditorium and the Merrimack Repertory Theatre.
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Campus Productions

The Theatre Arts Program stages two full-scale productions each year, along with dramatic readings and other performances in the Comley-Lane Theatre on South Campus. For information on auditions, please contact the program director, Nancy Selleck. To get involved behind the scenes on production crews, please contact Prof. Shelley Barish.